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We Open On: A Girl

Samira Ahmed scores a win for #ownvoices with a relatable and realistic heroine in her debut novel, Love, Hate & Other Filters.

We Open On: A Girl

BOOK REPORT for Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

Cover Story: Get Ready For Your Close Up
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: #ownvoices
Bonus Factors: Indian Weddings, Awesome Aunts
Anti-Bonus Factor: Bigotry
Relationship Status: Freshman Coffee Date

What's a girl to do when all she wants is to go to college to direct movies and maybe even kiss a boy before graduation? Read more at our series on Kirkus!

Stephanie Johnston's photo About the Author: Stephanie is an avid reader who moonlights as a college Educational Advisor. Though she now calls Orlando home, she grew up all over the U.S. Aside from her obsession with YA books and book-related activities, Stephanie loves watching way too much television, reading organizational/DIY blogs, planning awesome parties, Halloween decorating, and playing live-action escape games.